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Gender: Male Meaning of Oxford: "from the oxen crossing" Origin of Oxford: English place-name

The name Oxford is a boy's name of English origin meaning "from the oxen crossing". Oxford and is often added to lists like Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Unusual Names - Boys - This or That".

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High-collared and straightlaced, with the deadly "Ox" nickname.

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Pop Culture References for the name Oxford

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Oxford is a college in England.
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"Oxford Blues," 1984 film starring Rob Lowe
"A Yank at Oxford," 1938 British film